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With the Trump presidency now in the books, let the Twitterverse have at it. Remember this all started (junk food for college football champs) from the govt shutdown, and the WH catering staff being furloughed without pay.

With the Trump presidency now in the books, let the Twitterverse have at it. Remember this all started (junk food for college football champs) from the govt shutdown, and the WH catering staff being furloughed without pay.
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this is the photo that I will always associate with 2016-2020, actually. (photographer: Joyce N. Boghosian for The White House)

Does this photo demean the Hong Kong democracy movement & the China crackdown? In other words, does it turn the activist's appearance at court into a glitzy celebrity/paparazzi scene? Or, does it actually help popularize Ms. Chow's persecution by the state and her show trial?

In our latest #ChattingthePictures, we discuss the joy and history of #AlphaKappaAlpha as Kamala's sorority sisters stroll dance in Harlem inspired by the Biden/Harris victory. Watch now: https://bit.ly/3l2KmkQ (📷 @greggvigliott @nytimes) @akasorority1908 #AKA #KamalaHarrisVP

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